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What others say: Population decline not portent of disaster, but state needs to pay attention

...a resilient and resourceful people, and can rise to meet the challenge facing them in the twilight of oil's dominance. The Last Frontier's future doesn't hinge solely on its population count.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,May 13
What others say: Legislature's unwillingness to engage public a symptom of partisanship

...they would likely be disgusted by the legislative gridlock. They might even be able to suggest a compromise that would keep the state working. But for that to happen, someone would have to listen. - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, May 17
Wood bison healthy in wild after March reintroduction

...rotting ice, biologists said the herd is healthy and the deaths fall within the expected range, reports the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.Biologists are trying to reintroduce the 2,000 pound wood bison - North America's largest land animal...
What others say: A needed compromise for the railroad the Alaska Railroad continue to serve the state.It's good to see cooperation between the railroad corporation, Gov. Walker and the Legislature to make that happen, even in tough budget times.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, May 8
What others say: Good military news for Alaska's interior Virginia.The wins are a coup for Interior troops and vindication of the caliber of soldiers based locally - good luck to Spc. Hajj and Sgt. Hall as they move on to the next level of competition.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,May 3
What others say: Standing against sex trafficking

...cooperation on a good bill, and especially to Sen. Sullivan for applying his experience as attorney general to implement a law change that could well make a difference for Alaska and other states.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,April 26
What others say: Legislature should listen on Medicaid

...have clearly and repeatedly expressed their desire for expansion of Medicaid. It shouldn't take a special session to convince lawmakers they mean business. It's time for legislators to listen.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,April 19
Investigators: Suspect tampered with slain troopers' guns

...their holsters and cocked them to make it appear as if Nathanial Kangas acted to save his father's life, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. They also say the father and son removed marijuana plants from the home.Body recorders worn by...
What others say: Focus on cuts has avoided other half of the equation

...solve the state's budget deficit by itself. It's time for the Legislature to step up to the plate and enact a comprehensive revenue plan by this time next year. Alaska can't afford to wait.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,April 12
What others say: Bill to kill daylight saving time would have negative impact

...daylight time on a federal level. Going it alone, Alaska has little to gain and a lot to lose if other states don't follow suit en masse. It's not time for a change if we're left on our own.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,March 31


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